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General information
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Official name: Mitsubishi Ralliart Team Europe
Operated by: Ralliart
Headquarters: Rugby, United Kingdom
Regular drivers
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Car nr 1: Tommi Makinen
2: Richard Burns
Key personnel
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Team principal: Andrew Cowan
Team manager: Phil Short
Chief engineer: Bernard Lindauer
Car and tyres
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Car: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV
 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V
Tyres: Michelin
Sponsors and partners
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Michelin
Season statistics
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Best results: 1st: Sweden (Tommi Makinen)
 1st: Safari (Richard Burns)
 1st: Argentina (Tommi Makinen)
 1st: Finland (Tommi Makinen)
 1st: San Remo (Tommi Makinen)
 1st: Australia (Tommi Makinen)
 1st: Great Britain (Richard Burns)
Rallies contested: 13 (works entries)
WRC starts: 26 (works entries)
Outright wins: 7 (wins to rallies ratio 53.8 %)
Podiums: 9 (podiums to starts ratio 34.6 %)
DNF's: 9 (DNF's to starts ratio 34.6 %)
Stage wins: 78
Points scored: 91 (manufacturer championship)
Avg points per rally: 7.0
Entries
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Safari  


Portugal  


Catalunya  


Corsica  


Argentina  


Acropolis  


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Finland  


San Remo  


Australia  


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Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
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Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  

Tommi Makinen  
Richard Burns  
retired (off road)
5th

1st
15th

retired (cambelt)
1st

retired (accident)
4th (3rd in manufacturers)

3rd (2nd in manufacturers)
4th (3rd in manufacturers)

retired (electrical)
retired (suspension)

1st
4th

retired (electrics)
retired (suspension)

3rd
9th

1st
5th

1st
7th

1st
retired (accident)

retired (accident)
1st
drivers
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1998 Mitsubishi drivers: Nittel - Thorner - Makinen - Mannisenmaki - Burns - Reid Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Note
At the start of the season Ralliart Europe employed 52 people plus had access to some 30 free-lancers (used mainly in testing and in some of the most demanding events).
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